$299Microsoft Office 2003 Step by Step
$399Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Inside Out (Paperback)
There's nothing like teamwork for making progress on a project, but sharing information and building on each other's successes can be challenging when your team is scattered across the miles. Microsoft's SharePoint helps teams and organizations close the distance. With SharePoint, groups construct web sites specifically for collaboration--sites where individuals can capture and share ideas, and work together on documents, tasks, contacts, and events. It's the next best thing to being in the room together.
Unfortunately, much of the documentation for SharePoint is written to help system administrators get it up and running, which often leaves end users in the dark. The SharePoint User's Guide takes another approach: this quick and easy guide shows you what you need to know to start using SharePoint effectively and how to get the most from it. You'll learn how to create sites that your organization can use to work together or independently, from an end user's point of view. Now, even beginners can learn how to:
- access sites that are already set up
- create new sites
- personalize sites
- use the document and picture libraries for adding and editing content
- add discussion boards and surveys to a site
- enhance security
You'll learn how you can receive alerts to tell you when existing documents and information have been changed, or when new information or documents have been added. You can even share select information with partners or customers outside your organization. No one that uses SharePoint collaboration services can afford to be without this handy book.
The SharePoint User's Guide is designed to help you find answers quickly, explaining key concepts and major points in straightforward language. With SharePoint, any team or organization can overcome geographic or time-zone challenges, and the SharePoint User's Guide will show them how.
Table of Contents:
1. Working with Sites and Workspaces
Types of SharePoint Sites
Working with SharePoint Sites
Creating Your Own Sites
Modifying a Site
Creating Extra Pages
Personalizing a Site
2. Basic Web Parts
What Is a Web Part?
Basic List Functions
Advanced Web Parts
Library Web Parts
Advanced Web Part Features
3. Extending Site Pages
Linking to External Content
Creating HTML Pages
Sharing Information Between Web Parts
Custom Web Part Pages
4. Securing SharePoint Sites
Users and Site Groups
Site Group Management
5. Integrating with Office 2003
Finding Out Who's Online?
6. Setting Up Windows SharePoint Services
Installing Windows SharePoint Services
Integrating with SharePoint Portal Server 2003
Windows SharePoint Services Service Pack 1